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Field Trip to the Historic Bale Grist Mill

One of northern California’s great historical sites, the Bale Grist Mill in Napa is not only a wonderful and informative resource about stone milling but also an important part of the settling of wine country and northern California’s history with grain growing….

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Francis Olive’s Polenta-Rosemary Biscotti

Please check out Francis’ complete post which includes many additional mouth-watering pictures. Recipe courtesy of Farm to Table Geek (adapted from David Lebovitz’s Cornmeal Biscotti recipe) 212g a/p flour 105g Community Grains Floriani red flint polenta 222g granulated sugar 1 … Continue reading

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Whole-Wheat Pappardelle with Arugula Pesto and Corn

Recipe by Oliveto Restaurant’s Executive Chef, Jonah Rhodehamel As seen in the October 2013 issue of Food & Wine Magazine Serves 4 Prep time: 40 minutes 2 cups loosely packed wild arugula (about 1 ounce), plus more arugula for garnish … Continue reading

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Kitchen Table Talks: Building a regional grain economy

Community Grains is excited to be part of an upcoming Kitchen Table Talks (a joint venture of Civil Eats and 18 Reasons, a non-profit that promotes conversation between its San Francisco Mission neighborhood and the people who feed them) event that will focus on building a local grain economy. We’ve worked with 18 Reasons in the past and were thrilled by the depth of knowledge and the excellent conversation that transpired.

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Special Visit

Secretary General, Paolo Di Croce, of Slow Food International visited our Red Flint Floriani corn this past weekend, at Mohr-Fry Ranches in Lodi, CA….

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Visiting Our Corn & Beans at Mohr-Fry Ranches

Yesterday we drove out to Mohr-Fry Ranches in Lodi, CA (they really do have peacocks!) to check in on our Red Flint ‘Floriani’ corn and this year’s crop of heirloom beans. We’ve been getting frequent updates and pictures from both Chip and Jerry but we thought it was time to see it in person. And…well… WOW…..

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Crop Report #4

The tassles and ears are just beginning to develop. ¬†Just to keep you¬†updated. – Jerry Fry of Mohr-Fry Ranches  

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Crop Report #3

Chip Morris of Mohr-Fry Ranches just sent us this picture of our Red Flint Floriani corn.

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First Look At Our 2011 Red Flint Corn

One of our farmers, Jerry Fry of Mohr-Fry Ranch, just sent us some pictures of our 2011 crop of Red Flint ‘Floriani’ corn. He said the corn seems to be enjoying the recent warm weather and has had a bit of an early growth spurt….

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